Regional chartered accountants PKF Francis Clark has announced the promotion of two new Partners and five new Directors. The promotions take place in the Truro, Plymouth, Torquay, Exeter and Taunton offices and bring the total partnership to 55 with the firm now employing over 700 staff across the South and South West.
Daniel Sladen, a corporate and business tax specialist in the Truro office becomes Partner and James Barrett’s work as a Business Services Director has also been recognised by appointment to the partnership in the Plymouth office.
Also in Plymouth, Louise Bridgett’s work as a Senior Manager in the Not-for-Profit team has resulted in her promotion to Director and in Torquay, Tim Lannin’s work across the leisure and tourism, transport and internet sectors sees him promoted to Director.
In the Exeter office, Rob Gear becomes a Corporate Finance Director and in Exeter and Taunton respectively Sonia Fisher and Sam Cook are promoted to Business Services Directors.
PKF Francis Clark Managing Partner, Andrew Richards commented:
“The firm has grown rapidly in recent years, there have been a number of significant mergers and in 2016, the firm joined the PKF International Network of professional firms. These substantial developments have been reflected in rising staff numbers, investment in new sectors, new clients of all sizes and increased turnover.
“To sustain our upward trajectory and to remain competitive, we must recruit and reward the very best talent available. I would like to congratulate our new Partners and Directors, on their well-deserved promotions which confirm our ambition and ability to deliver the very best client focussed solutions for businesses of all sizes.”